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LATEST NEWS

Scoring Gold

25th August, 2008

Nike 'Take it to the next Level' wins Gold at Cannes

Next Level" is new take on Football from Nike. Made to inspire football obsessed teens, the film is a first-person journey up the football ranks-from being discovered by Arsenal in a youth match to a life-defining moment playing for our national side. Along the way we experience success (finishing a cross from Cesc Fabregas) as well as frustration (getting burned by Ronaldinho). The film celebrates playing the game with purpose and passion. It shows what it takes to become a modern, brilliant fofotballer - to take your game to the next level

Focusing on Ford

22nd August, 2008

As one of the few IMAX recording facilities outside of the USA, RPS Film Imaging offers a highly specialised and unique service, capable of recording at levels up to 8K IMAX resolution.

So when the HDCAM SR tape of the latest Ford Focus commercial was sent to RPS for IMAX conversion and was found to be not up to scratch, RPS technical director Simon Burley knew he had a problem.

Web to Blu-ray

22nd August, 2008

The HD LAB's encoding operation, is an area of the business that has grown rapidly thanks to an explosion in the range of different media formats – from Standard Definition TV to HD and Blu-ray, as well as for mobile and web-based video applications. 

“People come to us because encoding requires specialist equipment and the technical experience to achieve high quality results, and our SAN has capture cards which give us the capacity to do encoding with large files,” says On Sight facilities manager Tony Maher.

Virgin Galactic

12th August, 2008

Getting away from it all has taken on a new meaning. Or it will in a couple of years, when Richard Branson plans to take his airlines business to the next level – offering the world’s first commercial space flights aboard his Virgin Galactic spaceline.

Future astronauts can find out more by watching a promotion film about the venture, which delves into the technology and the people behind Virgin Galactic, directed by film-maker Carl Fospero of Made in the Shade Productions.

Finding Take That's best qualities

12th August, 2008

Take That's Beautiful World Live DVD was the result of a two day shoot at the O2 Arena in Docklands, at the culmination of the group’s national tour last December.

The group wanted this DVD to look different from the pace of their last production, recalls director Matt Askew, who has worked with the band on their last two tours.